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Alfred Balk papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Balk
Abstract Papers of Iowa-born and Northwestern-educated journalist Alfred Balk, documenting his career, first as a Chicago newswriter for WBBM, reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times and freelance contributor to major national magazines, and later as an editor at the Columbia Journalism Review, World Press Review, Saturday Review, and IEEE Spectrum, and faculty member at Columbia and Syracuse. Includes correspondence, working files for his freelance articles, his books and other writings, together with files...
Dates: 1941-2010; Majority of material found within 1953-1993

Ann Barzel papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Barzel
Abstract Correspondence, works, photographs, and personal and biographical material by Chicago dance critic and historian Ann Barzel.
Dates: 1912-2005

Bess Winakor papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winakor
Abstract Newspaper articles and story files of Bess Winakor, Chicago correspondent for Women's Wear Daily, 1967-1974, and reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, 1974-1978. Includes background materials, interview notes, and dispatches for stories about Hugh Hefner, Judge Julius Hoffman and Pat Nixon, materials from trips to Iran in 1976, and Washington D.C. in 1977 for the Carter inauguration, as well as scrapbooks containing her articles...
Dates: 1967-1977

Carroll Binder papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Binder
Abstract Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.
Dates: 1910-1984; Majority of material found within 1920-1955

Cartwright Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cartwright
Abstract Three generations of an Ohio family that moved to Evanston, Ill., in the early 20th century and whose members were primarily journalists, including Charles Merritt Cartwright (Chicago Tribune and Chicago Inter-Ocean editor), Stanley Levering Cartwright (Chicago Tribune reporter and editor of the National Underwriter), and Ruth Russell, Stanley's wife (feature...
Dates: 1877-1982

Charles H. Dennis papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dennis
Abstract Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the Chicago Daily News.
Dates: 1868-1942; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1929

Charles Sweningsen Collection of Chicago Sun-Times Newspapers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sweningsen
Abstract Collection of Chicago Sun-Times newspapers from former Sun-Times staff member Charles Sweningsen, from 1963 to 1998. Newspapers cover such historical events as the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, the Vietnam war, the moon landing, the Watergate scandal, affirmative action, and the 50th anniversary of the Sun-Times.
Dates: 1963-1998

Chicago Headline Club records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Headline
Abstract Collection of documents and newsletters from the Chicago Headline Club, founded in 1921 by alumni of the Sigma Delta Chi professional fraternity. In addition to being a professional organization of journalists, members of Chicago Headline Club were early supporters of "right to know" laws and of promoting journalism as a career choice for Chicago's youth. Collections contains documents and photocopies of newsletters for the Chicago Headline Club and the Chicago Journalist from 1969-2005 and CDs...
Dates: 1960-2017

Claudia Cassidy papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cassidy
Abstract Articles and reviews, correspondence, broadcast scripts, photographs, and clippings of the Chicago Tribune performing arts critic from 1942 to 1965. Cassidy wrote her influential "On the Aisle" column for the Tribune, then wrote freelance criticism and hosted a weekly program of arts criticism for WFMT, helping to shape the course of music, theater, and dance in Chicago.
Dates: 1880s-1996; Majority of material found within 1930-1985

Dorothy Storck papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Storck
Abstract Clippings, biographical material, other unpublished writings and drafts, research files, correspondence, awards, photographs, and some audio cassettes of the journalist Dorothy Storck. Storck had a long tenure as a journalist and worked for Chicago American which became Chicago Today from 1965-1974 and then at the Philadelphia Inquirer until 1989. The majority of clippings in the collection come from these newspapers, but includes some articles that she wrote for other news services starting in...
Dates: 1927-2015; Majority of material found within 1965 - 2008

Edward Eulenberg Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Eulenberg
Abstract Articles, columns, and clippings of Edward Eulenberg, reporter and editor for the City News Bureau, and reporter and feature writer for the Chicago Daily News.
Dates: 1930-1985; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1976

Edward Price Bell papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bell
Abstract Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.
Dates: 1886-1951; Majority of material found within 1900-1942

Ellen Warren papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Warren
Abstract Clippings, notebooks, correspondence, and interview tapes from Ellen Warren, senior correspondent and columnist for the Chicago Tribune. Warren was the first female "legman" for Chicago journalist Mike Royko and went on to a notable and varied career for the Chicago Daily News, Chicago Sun-Times, and Knight Ridder newspapers as well as the Tribune as a political correspondent, lifestyle columnist, and Chicago metro correspondent. Warren started in 1969 and retired in October 2014. Additions...
Dates: 1970-2015

Elmo Scott Watson papers

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Watson
Abstract Personal papers of journalist, professor of journalism, and western / frontier historian Elmo Scott Watson, consisting mainly of topical files on western subjects and journalism. Also included are Watson's manuscripts and published writings, and his correspondence and teaching-related files.
Dates: 1816-1951; Majority of material found within 1920-1951

Eunice Tietjens Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tietjens
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. The bulk of the correspondence is incoming.
Dates: 1898-1944

Fanny Butcher papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Butcher
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the life and work of Chicago literary critic and author, Fanny Butcher.
Dates: 1830-1984; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1984

Finley Peter Dunne Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dunne
Abstract Chicago-based writer Finley Peter Dunne’s correspondence, essays, and memoirs. Collection also includes a photograph of Dunne, an etched stamp, and an adaptation of Dunne’s “Mr. Dooley” series for the stage, by his son, Hollywood screenwriter, film director and producer Philip Dunne.
Dates: 1925-1992

Floyd Dell papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dell
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Floyd Dell, novelist, poet, playwright, newspaperman, literary editor and social and political critic.
Dates: 1908-1969

George Ade papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ade
Abstract Correspondence, works, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, miscellaneous pictorial items and memorabilia documenting the literary and personal life of George Ade, Midwestern journalist, humorist and playwright, best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the Streets and of the Town," and for his innumerable fables in slang.
Dates: 1865-1971

H. L. (Henry Louis) Mencken Letters

Identifier: Midwest-MS-140
Abstract Correspondence from Baltimore journalist, critic, essayist and author H.L. Mencken, largely concerning supplements to his book The American Language. Eighty short letters are mainly addressed to Raven McDavid and several other linguists, while the last twenty, written after his stroke in November 1948, are written by his secretary.
Dates: 1938-1955

Harry Hansen papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hansen
Abstract Correspondence, subject files, photographs and artwork of newspaper writer and editor Harry Hansen.
Dates: 1900-1974

Hazel MacDonald papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-MacDonald
Abstract This collection consists of a small amount of correspondence, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, foreign dispatches, and other works by Chicago reporter and foreign correspondent Hazel MacDonald.
Dates: 1928-1967

Henry Blake Fuller papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fuller
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Henry Blake Fuller, Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist. The bulk of the collection consists of Fuller's writings, both published and manuscript, and incoming correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2000; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1929

Henry Justin Smith Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithHJ
Abstract Manuscripts of works, correspondence, and mementos of Henry Justin Smith, author and Chicago Daily News reporter, city editor, news editor, and managing editor.
Dates: 1912-1980; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1935

Henry Kisor papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kisor
Abstract Henry Kisor is a journalist and author. Born in 1940, Henry became deaf at the age of three. He is known for his decades long (1965-2006) journalism career at Chicago Daily News and Chicago Sun Times as well as his published fiction and nonfiction books. As a journalist, he mainly worked as a book editor and was a 1981 finalist for a Pulitzer Price for Criticism.
Dates: 1904-2014; Majority of material found within 1980-2000

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